ZnAF-2 DA, Fluorescent Zn2+ probe (ab145422)

Overview

  • Product name

    ZnAF-2 DA, Fluorescent Zn2+ probe
  • Description

    Fluorescent Zn2+ probe suitable for detection of Zn2+ (after esterase hydrolysis)
  • Alternative names

    • 6-{2-[Bis(2-pyridylmethyl)amino]ethylamino}fluorescein diacetate
  • Biological description

    Cell permeable derivative of ZnAF-2. Fluorescent reagent employed in the detection of zinc ion (after esterase hydrolysis).

  • Purity

    > 90%
  • CAS Number

    357339-96-9
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Excitation

    492nm
  • Emission

    515nm
  • Chemical name

    6-[2-[Bis(2-pyridylmethyl)amino]ethylamino]fluorescein diacetate
  • Molecular weight

    656.68
  • Molecular formula

    C38H32N4O7
  • Storage instructions

    Store at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in DMSO
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Ando M  et al. Zinc-mediated attenuation of hippocampal mossy fiber long-term potentiation induced by forskolin. Neurochem Int 57:608-14 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 20674642) »
  • Takeda A  et al. Attenuation of hippocampal mossy fiber long-term potentiation by low micromolar concentrations of zinc. J Neurosci Res 86:2906-11 (2008). Read more (PubMed: 18500762) »

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